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Short-Term Study
User Attendance
Observation

Shadowing

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  • Description

    Shadowing enables teams to understand user behavior by observing users in a natural environment.

    Short Instruction

    1. Select a venue and suitable persons within that venue to be observed

    2. Track and observe a person over a defined period of time

    3. Make field notes and recordings from the observations

    4. Analyze the information collected during the shadowing period

    Reference

    1. https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/shadowing-in-user-research-do-you-see-what-they-see

    2. http://designresearchtechniques.com/casestudies/shadowing/

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    Tags
    User Research Long-Term Duration